Tags » Glass

Galleria Umberto I

I love the pattern of this domed roof at Galleria Umberto I in Naples, and had to take a photo as soon as I saw it. 57 more words


Kirikane Glass Fusion - Kyoto, Japan

Akane Yamamoto has achieved to set three-dimensional gold kirikane ornaments as if they were floating between the glass layers which fully like they were fused together, a kirikane glass technique that many glassmakers experts has been trying to achieve for decades. 289 more words

Creative Around The World

Glass Week Recycling in Orkney Starting Monday 25th May

The first recycling collections will take place on your usual bin day during the week beginning Monday 25 May – and will be for glass only. 221 more words


Sunday May 24th

Another lovely day and the allotment is looking good. After the last few days of gusty winds there is little damage, just the brassica cage has collapsed a bit. 25 more words


Twenty Stunning Glass Art Pieces (with an out-of-place covid rant)

First, unrelated rant…

To hell with this tired old “COVID-19 crisis” being “lovingly” browbeaten into everyone, for months now. We should all get our lives back to normal and never again allow any self-proclaimed power elites to mess so horribly with our lives, as they’ve enjoyed for far too long now…one day would have been too long. 477 more words

A quarter pint of cola

Do you ever have those times where the creative urge just strikes? Times where you need to make a photograph even though you can’t go out and there’s nothing much to photograph indoors but your eye catches something and you just think “ 213 more words


Mirror-making in Morefield

In the sixteenth century, a group of mirror makers from Murano, an island in the Venetian lagoon, left for a new life after their previously exclusive trade began to decline. 147 more words

Industrial History